England’s Danni Wyatt hungry for extra after marking two hundredth cap with match-winning knock towards New Zealand



Danni Wyatt’s unbeaten 63 rescued England after they slid to 146-9 within the second ODI towards New Zealand, finally triumphing by 13 runs; watch the third ODI dwell from 12.30pm on Tuesday on Sky Sports activities Cricket and the Sky Sports activities Cricket YouTube channel

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England's Danni Wyatt top-scored with an unbeaten 63 in the second ODI against New Zealand at Worcester

England’s Danni Wyatt top-scored with an unbeaten 63 within the second ODI towards New Zealand at Worcester

Danni Wyatt is aiming so as to add “many extra” England white-ball caps to her tally of 200 after starring with an unbeaten 63 as they took a 2-0 lead of their ODI collection towards New Zealand.

Wyatt, who was recalled to the squad after lacking England’s collection towards India earlier in the summertime, dug her aspect out of bother after they slumped to 146-9 in Sunday’s second ODI at Worcester.

The 30-year-old’s last-wicket partnership of 51 with Tash Farrant steered England to a complete of 197 – which finally proved to be a profitable rating as they triumphed by 13 runs beneath Duckworth-Lewis-Stern calculations.

Having opened the batting for a lot of her worldwide white-ball profession, Wyatt is now considered very a lot as a middle-order choice and may line up in that function once more when the perimeters meet in Tuesday’s third of the five-match collection, dwell on Sky Sports activities Cricket.

“It is a particular feeling however I attempt not to consider it an excessive amount of,” mentioned Wyatt. “I nonetheless really feel fairly younger and might’t consider I’ve performed 200 matches.

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“It seems like yesterday after I made my debut. I really feel immensely proud, hopefully I’ve performed my household proud and there is many extra to come back.

“That is not right down to me however all I need to do is maintain scoring runs at any time when I am on the market within the center.

“I am feeling in good nick, I’ve modified just a few issues technically and it appears to be going properly in the mean time, so hopefully that continues.

“I have been talking lots with (batting coach) Jon Lewis and (head coach) Lisa Keightley about my function within the workforce, which is center order now. It was actually good to get some runs and present what I can do in that center order.”

Regardless of Wyatt’s efforts with the bat, New Zealand nonetheless regarded heading in the right direction to chase down the goal – even after that was revised by a rain delay that left them needing one other 72 from 18 overs.

Spinner Charlie Dean took four wickets to clinch England's 13-run win against New Zealand

Spinner Charlie Dean took 4 wickets to clinch England’s 13-run win towards New Zealand

However the White Ferns had been foiled by the efficiency of spinner Charlie Dean, who completed with figures of 4-36 in solely her second ODI look and ensured England can clinch the collection at Leicester on Tuesday.

“We saved our nerve. We simply mentioned ‘bowl straight and make it onerous for his or her batters’ and Charlie Dean – what a legend!” added Wyatt.

“I’ve performed along with her lots at Southern Vipers and he or she’s actually deserved her likelihood with England. She’s been bowling rather well for Vipers and in The Hundred as properly, so I am actually delighted for her to get the 4 wickets and win it for us.

“Credit score to Deano and credit score to (captain) Heather (Knight) for displaying religion in her. She absolutely backs her to take wickets for us and he or she positively did us all proud.”

Watch the third ODI between England and New Zealand, at Leicester, dwell from 12.30pm on Tuesday on Sky Sports activities Cricket and the Sky Sports activities Cricket YouTube channel.




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